A tax rate of $0.799070 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of City of Lamesa.
PROPOSED TAX RATE
NO-NEW-REVENUE TAX RATE
VOTER-APPROVAL TAX RATE
The no-new-revenue tax rate is the tax rate for the 2022 tax year that will raise the same amount of property tax revenue for City of Lamesa from the same properties in both the 2021 tax year and the 2022 tax year.
The voter-approval rate is the highest tax rate that City of Lamesa may adopt without holding an election to seek voter approval of the rate.
The proposed tax rate is greater than the no-new-revenue tax rate. This means that City of Lamesa is proposing to increase property taxes for the 2022 tax year.
A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED TAX RATE WILL BE HELD ON August 22, 2022 AT 5:30
PM AT City Hall 601 S. !st, Lamesa Texas 79331.
The proposed tax rate is not greater than the voter-approval tax rate. As a result, City of Lamesa is not required to hold an election at which voters may accept or reject the proposed tax rate.
However, you may express your support for or opposition to the proposed tax rate by contacting the members of the City of Lamesa of City of Lamesa at their offices or by attending the public hearing mentioned above.
YOUR TAXES OWED UNDER ANY OF THE RATES MENTIONED ABOVE CAN BE CALCULATED AS FOLLOWS:
Property tax amount= (tax rate) x (taxable value of your property)/100
FOR the proposal: Rudy Sauseda, Jr.
Gloria V. Rodriguez
Danny L. Jacobs
AGAINST the proposal:
PRESENT and not voting:
ABSENT: Morgan Vermillion Fred Vera
Visit Texas.gov/PropertyTaxes to find a link to your local property tax database on which you can easily access information regarding your property taxes, including information about proposed tax
rates and scheduled public hearings of each entity that taxes your property.
The 86th Texas Legislature modified the manner in which the voter-approval tax rate is calculated to limit the rate of growth of property taxes in the state.
The following table compares the taxes imposed on the average residence homestead by City of Lamesa last year to the taxes proposed to be imposed on the average residence homestead by City of Lamesa this year.
2021 2022 Change
Total tax rate (per $0.853826 $0.799070 decrease of -0.054756, $100 of value) or -6.41%
Average homestead taxable value
5,158, or 10.16%
Tax on average homestead
13.40, or 3.09%
Total tax levy on all
84,496, or 3.47%
For assistance with tax calculations, please contact the tax assessor for City of Lamesa at 806- 872-2124 or email@example.com, or visit ci.lamesa.tx.us for more information